College Algebra (10th Edition)

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Chapter R - Section R.5 - Factoring Polynomials - R.5 Assess Your Understanding: 25

Answer

$(5x+2)(5x-2)$

Work Step by Step

$25x^2-4$ To factor the difference of two squares, we can refer to the general form that any difference of two squares can be written as, that is: $(x^2-a^2)=(x+a)(x-a).$ Therefore, the answer can be written as: $(5x+2)(5x-2)$
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